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Lemon Blueberry Pound Cupcakes

As a parting gift for my workplace, I baked these Lemon Blueberry Pound Cupkakes. I followed the recipe given to me by my colleague. It’s moist and smooth on the inside with a crispy crust on the outside. We’ve been trying ketogenic diet so most of the ingredients are kinda healthy 😁 It’s perfect for…

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Free MAC Lippies on #NationalLipstickDay !

It’s confirmed! Yes you heard that right. MAC is giving away one free full sized lippies per head this coming Saturday, July 29th. All you have to do is to show up and pick up your free lippies! Just make sure to be there early coz they surely gonna have a long line. Courtesy of…

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Hydrating Beauty Products I Use

How do I choose my skin care products? Of course just by looking price tag and popularity. I admit I am easily persuaded by beauty “top 10 Best Of” list, free samples and sales talk. Every person has different skin care types thus different needs.  I have a very dry skin so I intend to…

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Easy Ranch Recipe

  Prep Time: 5 minutes Serving: 1 and 1/2 cup Which goes best with celery and carrot sticks? I say ranch! I’m not a picky eater but I rarely see myself munchin on veggie finger food. I usually have junkfood (cheetos) for a snack. When epiphany came to me, I just realized I have to…

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Healthy Baked Lemon Chicken

Hiiii! It’s been months since the last time i wrote a blog. I’ve been busy juggling school and work. After few months of being non existent on social media, i am now a fully licensed practical nurse! (wuhooooooo 😁) Though I thought my whirlwind romance and love-hate relationship with my blog will come to end…

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Dinner Beyond the Sky | Sky 360 Restaurant Review

City lights and sumptuous fine dining, now that’s a perfect match! If you’re a sucker for a great view plus a phenomenal yet budget friendly food, Sky 360 is your go-to resto. Not to mention their revolving floor, thus, coined from the restaurant’s name. The wonderful view (most especially at night) and wonderful staff who…

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Cafe Alert! | Alforno Restaurant Review

Brunch, dinner, pastries? They got you covered! Feeling lucky to be able to have a review on one of the coolest cafe located at heart of YYC Downtown dubbed to be a hidden instagrammable place that offers a “hippie vibe”. A gold door that serves as an  entrance will welcome you to satisfy your cravings.…

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2017 Journal Set Up (Rose Gold) & Michaels Haul

Last year, I got a kikki.K planner slash journal for my birthday gift to myself. This year, I decided to buy a new planner and start from scratch. I was hesitant in jumping from one planner to another because I felt contented with my peach perforated kikki.K planner. I had tons of fun memories with…

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Blogger Recognition Award

“To realize the importance of every second ,it should be pen down.” This is one of the lines that hit me from Life Memoirs Blog . I cannot tell you how excited I was when I received a nomination from her (for the very first time) for the blogger recognition award. 😀 This means so…

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Basic Sugar Cookie Recipe

Baking Time: 10 minutes Prep Time: 2 hours Serving: 40 This is my first time baking cookies. I decided to make some just to  impress my loved ones last valentine’s day hehe.  I personally chose heart shaped cookie cutters because they looked cute!  If you have spare time of making these, you should try it! Ingredients:…

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DIY Lush Sugar Lip Scrub

Winter has been bad this year. It makes my lips chapped and dry. I have this mannerism of peeling off my dry lips using my teeth or fingers. I’m tired of doing this everyday so I decided to make this Lush Sugar Lip Scrub. Things You’ll Need: Sugar Olive Oil Vanilla Extract Food Coloring Empty…

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IMPRESSUM #1

Today is February 17, 2017, time check: 2:17am. I decided to add this category Interview under the name “IMPRESSUM” in my blog to feature people I know, I have known or will know in the future. Since this blog is created solely to inspire other people, I thought that maybe sharing  other people’s stories would…

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 1 hour Baking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 4 medium sized potatoes 1 cup of any kind of cheese (parmesan preferred) 1 cup of salted butter 1 tablespoon of flour 1 cup of milk 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 teaspoon of pepper 1 teaspoon of salt chopped Parseley for garnish

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A Bittersweet Night in La la land

Disclaimer: Contains spoilers.  A quick review and some thoughts I had in mind while driving under the “city of stars”. lol. 😛 Love does not always win. Fast forward to 5 years after Mia (Emma Stone) & Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) where both of them achieved their goals while they long for each other. You’ll think…

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Rosemary Garlic Butter Steak

Prep Time: 2 hours Servings: 2 Ingredients: Rib Eye Steak 3 tablespoon of canola oil Salt and Pepper 4 Garlic Cloves (smashed) 3 sprigs of rosemary 3 sprigs of thyme 3 tablespoons of butter How To Do It?

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About Me

Hi! I’m Joana. I am so blessed to meet people who has the same passion as me. A frustrated chef and interior designer & an aspiring writer and photographer. My passion is all about creating and recreating memories and putting them up in this blog to inspire other people.

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